June 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Daylilies Daylilies Everywhere!

If you have traveled Masonic Street in Millen, you have no doubt noticed the numerous containers of Daylilies on the lawn of Ed Paul’s residence. More...

School News

Library News

Summer Reading is here! We have fun for all ages here at the library, and it’s all free! More...

JCHS Honors Night

Jenkins County High School recently held its annual Honors Night program. Shelby Burke was the recipient of the $1,000 Annie Lane Sharpe Scholarship presented by the grandchildren of Mrs. Sharpe. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Friday, June 4, my mama, Martha Robbins, passed away after a long battle with cancer. When we found out last summer that her cancer had returned and was terminal, Mama decided against taking chemo treatments, trusting the Lord to heal her.  More...

Editorials

Looking Good!

Improvements to Cotton Avenue have been completed, and a dedication celebration was held last Friday to commemorate the fact.   More...

Political Cartoon

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Church News

S.H.Y. to meet June 19

On June 19 at 10 a.m. there will be a nationwide Salvation Help for Youth (S.H.Y.) at Eden Baptist Church, Louisville. For further information, contact Tiffany Williams at 982-4088.   Green Chapel A.M.E. to hold program   More...

Engagements

Burke, Jones to wed

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Dana Nicole Burke and William Dakota Jones. The wedding will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Green Fork Baptist church.   All friends and family are invited to attend.   More...

Retrial ends in murder conviction

A Jenkins County man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of a Sardis murder in a retrial.   More...

MPD goes high tech to search for missing children

Millen Police Department (MPD) Police Chief Dwayne Herrington has formalized an agreement with the A Child Is Missing Alert Program that has led to a high tech method now in place to search locally for missing children, missing elderly (often with A More...

Cotton Avenue Dedication

Shown during the June 11 dedication ceremony for improvements to Cotton Avenue are, from left, Chamber Directors Clay Boulineau and Terri Reeves; City Council members, Darrel Clifton, Lee Ward Williams and Jane Johnson; Mayor King Rocker; State Re More...

Other Jenkins News

Retiring educators recognized

During the Jenkins County school system’s post planning meeting, several retiring staff members were recognized. More...

Millen News goes to Key West

From left, The Millen News recently traveled with Team Sea Quail members Tommy Lane, Joey Davis and Inman Coleman to Key West, Fla. The team participated in the SKA Pro-fishing tournament. More...

Correction

The hours of operation for Ogeechee Peaches was listed incorrectly in a cutline appearing on the front page of last week’s edition of The Millen News. The business is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

The amazing Ogeechee League champs of ’59 would end their run in ’60. Jobs and golf took its toll, but they didn’t go out lightly.   More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.   More...

Datebook

JCHS Class of 1995 to hold reunion

The Jenkins County High School Class of 1995 is planning a class reunion Aug. 14. For additional information call Shatonya Anthony at (706) 755-0103 or John Clark at (423) 505-7074.   More...

Obituaries

Margaret B. Beard, 79, passed away June 10

Mrs. Margaret Beale Beard, 79, passed away Thursday June 10, 2010 in Millen.   Graveside services were held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Millen Cemetery.   Mrs. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

CELEBRATE THE GOOD

It doesn’t take long to discover that negativity makes up a very large percentage of verbiage heard daily, whether on the street or on television and radio. More...

Syl-View Happenings

This week has been a time of tears as one of our Bingo Angels broke the bonds of earth and went to be the Lord. Betty Purvis who has served as a volunteer at Syl-View for over five years is now in the land where we never grow old.   More...